Immunity Juices

It’s that time of year again…. flu season and everyone is starting to come down with something or other. Ugh! These are some of my favorite yummy (kid-approved) juice blends that boost your immune system so you can (hopefully) avoid getting sick. Try these immunity juices from Tasty.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 cup leafy green, of choice, optional
  • ½ cucumber, sliced
  • 1 small apple, sliced

Preparation

  1. Combine orange juice, spinach, and other leafy greens into a blender and blend until consistency is smooth.
  2. Add cucumber and apple. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a glass and serve right away, or chill in refrigerator, if preferred

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 ½ cups frozen strawberry
  • 1 ½ cups frozen blueberry

Preparation

  1. Combine milk, yogurt, and frozen fruit into a blender and mix until consistency is smooth.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 piece ginger, 2-3 inch (5-7 cm)
  • 2 teaspoons honey, or preferred sweetener

Preparation

  1. Bring water to a boil and remove from heat.
  2. Cut lemon and ginger into thin slices. Add to the hot water.
  3. Steep for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Strain and pour tea into mug.
  5. Add honey, stir, and serve.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 piece ginger, 2-3 inch (5-7 cm)
  • 2 teaspoons honey, or preferred sweetener

Preparation

  1. Add the tomatoes, carrot, celery, red bell pepper, salt, pepper, garlic, and water to a large pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Remove from heat, let cool for 10 minutes.
  4. Add mixture to a blender and add in the parsley. Blend until consistency is smooth.
  5. Serve chilled.

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